Huawei to Trademark its Own OS Hongmeng Following US Ban

Ruben Fields
June 16, 2019

"But if we can not use that, Huawei will prepare its plan B to use our own OS".

Alphabet Inc's Google has earlier said it would no longer provide Android software for Huawei phones after a 90-day reprieve granted by the USA government expires in August.

"Huawei is in the process of potentially launching a replacement", Williamson said in an interview in Mexico City. Samples that indicate that the technology machinery of Shenzhen is working at full capacity to overcome the difficulties of not being able to establish commercial deals with USA companies. The move essentially banned Huawei from getting electrical components and software from U.S. companies. An application has also been filed in Peru in May, according to the country's antitrust agency Indecopi. The ban has generated a significant response from Huawei smartphone users, mobile operators and distributors in Taiwan which are handling returned purchases.

US State Department director for worldwide communications policy Jonathan Fritz said that only time would show if Huawei could diversify. Huawei, while primarily known for telecom equipment and infrastructure, is also the world's second-largest manufacturer of smartphones. However, its trademark applications to indicate that the OS will be used on different gadgets that will include smartphones, tablets, robotic systems, vehicles, and portable computers.

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They will also talk about the cases of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, two Canadians detained in China since December 2018. Meng is living in a Vancouver mansion on bail awaiting an extradition hearing scheduled to start in early 2020.

At home, Huawei applied for a Hongmeng trademark in August previous year and received a nod last month, according to a filing on China's intellectual property administration's website.

According to Reuters, HongMeng - the name that has been called this software - has made an appearance, in addition to Europe, in nine other countries, among which would be Canada, Cambodia, South Korea or New Zealand, between others.

The company has denied that its products pose a security threat.

'Our preference will, of course, be Google and Android as we have been partners for many years, ' said Mr Pang. However, unlike the Galaxy Fold, the reason for the delay Mate X steel not design flaws and unresolved question regarding the policy framework of the smartphone. A United Nations report has revealed that Huawei is now attempting to trademark the new OS in Europe and in at least nine other countries.

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